What is Pedal For Your Cause?
Do you remember the first time you rode a bicycle? The wind in your face, the unadulterated freedom? Do you know someone with a disability who has never had the opportunity to experience the joy of riding a bicycle?
Pedal For Your Cause (PFYC) is a four day cycling tour that benefits a cycling non-profit organization, Assisted Cycling Tours, whose mission it is to get kids with disabilities and their families on bikes. Their goal is to promote family, well-being and independence for all of their participants.
PFYC is also about raising community awareness about people with disabilities. Additionally, it is an opportunity for socialization either as a participant or as a volunteer. As we enter our third year we are coming out with a new format, which will give participants a chance to experience what our programs offer those with disabilities.
PFYC got it's name, because we allow participants to raise funds and tell us where to spend them. For example, if you are passionate about a particular disability (e.g., Autism, Down Syndrome, TBI, etc.) you can designate any additional funds you raise to have ACT do programming for that particular disability. For more information, see our registration and donate pages for more information.
- Open to all levels of cyclists, but you should be an intermediate to advanced rider to enjoy the tour!
- Rides are 55 to 70 miles each day
- Lunch is provided on course
- For people with disabilities we can offer tandems or hand cycles for them to be able to participate in the ride
- Rest stops and SAG support are provided
After The Ride
- Baggage transfer from stop to stop
- Refreshments at the end of each ride
- Dinner out at a local restaurant
- Sleep in a hotel room at night
About Assisted Cycling Tours
Assisted Cycling Tours is a non-profit organization whose UNLOCK the potential of people with disabilities and their families and to SHATTER the perception of their abilities through TRANSFORMATIVE cycling and multi-sport adventures. Our goal is to promote independence, well-being and family for all who participate in our programs.